June 10, 2003
On May 27, Mayor Bloomberg announced that the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (LMDC)...
May 12, 2003
On Thursday, May 8 th The Battery Conservancy and Parks & Recreation, along with acclaimed...
March 3, 2003
On Wednesday, February 12, officials announced that 9.5 acres of land in Staten Island would...
February 3, 2003
City Hall Park was covered in a thin blanket of snow on Wednesday, January 29, when Mayor...
January 3, 2003
New York City parks will be looking better than ever thanks to seven grants, totaling over $2...
December 3, 2002
The Daily Plant continues its coverage of the 2002 "Best of Parks" and "Best of Borough" awards...
November 19, 2002
Community leaders, Parks officials, and neighborhood residents gathered together to celebrate the...
October 23, 2002
The Yankees are sitting at home for this year’s Fall Classic. The injury bug is biting the...
October 1, 2002
The following individuals were awarded Employee of the Month for September...
September 30, 2002
Despite the ceaseless rain, energy was high at the groundbreaking ceremony for Grover Cleveland...
Directions to Battery Park
Know Before You Go
There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.
The SeaGlass Carousel is currently under construction. SeaGlass is an aquatic-themed ride aimed at providing an exciting amenity for the millions of tourists and New Yorkers who visit the Battery annually.
Anticipated Completion: Winter 2014
Portions of the Battery are closed for various improvements, including a connection between the Greenways along the Hudson River and the East River. The 12-acre site will feature a meandering bikeway and walkway through lushly planted perennial gardens; a reconstructed Battery Green, the large oval lawn that serves as a public assembly and performance area; restoration and relocation of 10 monuments to the perimeter for better placement and increased visibility; a protected and replanted woodland area; new paths, trees and seating surrounding the park, and upgraded paving, edging, furnishings and lighting.
Anticipated Completion: Fall 2014
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